Sultan

Some old Snohomish County road names are rural vestiges

Roads with names aren’t uncommon. Some of the older ones’ namesakes are legacies of local history.

Medical Examiner: Girl died of burns in Sultan fire

Lilly Teeters, 9, was trapped in a house that was engulfed in flames. There were no smoke detectors.

Girl, 8, dies in blaze at remote house south of Sultan

Clothes fell onto a wood stove. Two children became trapped. Fire engines never made it.

Driver who drove off U.S. 2, crashed, died of natural causes

Multiple unoccupied, parked vehicles were hit in a parking lot on 11th Street near the highway.

It’s not a drought — yet — but low snowpack is closely watched

Snowpack for the central Puget Sound area is 35% of normal, worryingly similar to 2015.

Sultan man walking on U.S. 2 hit by vehicle near Monroe

The 53-year-old man was eastbound on the shoulder when he reportedly stepped into the roadway.

Through sticky notes or therapy, Sultan senior wants to help

Jasmine Romero hit a rough patch freshman year. Now, she wants students to know they’ll be alright.

Gridlock keeps many in Sultan feeling trapped in their homes

Held hostage by an onslaught of cars that clog U.S. 2, Sky Valley residents rally for a solution.

Edmonds, Lake Stevens and Sultan usher in changes at the top

Edmonds and Lake Stevens voters chose new mayors, as Mukilteans opted against restructuring City Hall.

Gold Bar pedestrian killed in Sunday crash on U.S. 2

The driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with investigators early Sunday morning.

And so it begins: Water floods some Snohomish County roads

Flood warnings in Snohomish, Arlington, Monroe, Silvana and Sultan in effect until Tuesday night.

Anticipated growth a theme for Sultan mayoral candidates

Russell Wiita is challenging incumbent John Seehuus for the position. The election is on Nov. 5.

Monroe prison guard, ex-scouts volunteer accused of child rape

Jason Dominguez, 34, was arrested after a girl’s mother found sexual messages on her daughter’s Facebook.

Man dies at falls near Sultan, in third death since 2018

Michael S. Guzman, 26, died Saturday. Two others have drowned in the Young’s Creek falls in the past 1½ years.

Contested timber cut takes new shape near Gold Bar

DNR wants to auction timber next to Wallace Falls State Park. Environmental groups still aren’t sold.

ATVs to be allowed on many rural county roads under 35 mph

The County Council voted Wednesday to open up roads east of Highway 9 and some north of Marysville.

Tulalip Tribes banking on beavers to bolster Snohomish River

Biologists with the tribes have relocated “nuisance” beavers to forest areas where they can thrive.

Police: Homicide suspect arrested after high-speed chase, fight

The suspect sped off from deputies on U.S. 2, Highway 9 and Bunk Foss Road before being stopped.

Gotta dump and run? Check transfer station lines out first

Snohomish County Public Works has installed live traffic webcams at five solid waste facilities.

Sky River Rock Festival organizer Paul Dorpat (center with beard) at the 1968 Labor Day weekend event near Sultan. The La Conner author Tom Robbins is second from left at the event that drew big-name bands and thousands of people. (Courtesy Museum of Pop Culture)

Woodstock here? Not if county leaders in 1969 had their way

Hippies flocked to Sultan for Sky River Rock Festival in ’68. Today, big events come with regulations.

Sky River Rock Festival organizer Paul Dorpat (center with beard) at the 1968 Labor Day weekend event near Sultan. The La Conner author Tom Robbins is second from left at the event that drew big-name bands and thousands of people. (Courtesy Museum of Pop Culture)
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